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Played Challenges

Bad Copy Syntax - 1724 entries

Copy should be from right to left, but sometimes you type it wrong.

  • Best score: 18
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 16
Replace pattern with 1, 2, 3, ... on each line - 598 entries

For each line replace a search pattern (in this case $) with numbers starting at 1 and then increasing by 1 for each replaced match. a$b$c$ -> a0b1c2

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 13
I forgot quotes - 14971 entries

Oops.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 12
Words in parens - 12283 entries

We should all ace this, right?

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 6
Just the middle - 10701 entries

Delete the instructions at the top and bottom.

  • Best score: 7
  • Best player score: 7
  • Number of attempts: 3
remove lines containing the word "reader" - 3165 entries

easy stuff

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 9
  • Number of attempts: 3
Yo To Hello - 615 entries

Simply Turn Yo To Hello

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 1
Box it - 6817 entries

Create a box around a line.

  • Best score: 21
  • Best player score: 21
  • Number of attempts: 14
Simple, Practical, and Common - 31281 entries

Simple things we do all the time should be able to be done with very few keystrokes, but sometimes I find something I need to do makes me go, "There MUST be a better way." This challenge is just a simple movement and entering text at a certain place.

  • Best score: 22
  • Best player score: 40
  • Number of attempts: 1
One number per line - 17274 entries

Just give me the numbers.

  • Best score: 14
  • Best player score: 14
  • Number of attempts: 11
Rural Post - 1425 entries

Simple challenge to remove all but the post code on each line

  • Best score: 9
  • Best player score: 10
  • Number of attempts: 6
Com(m)a Trouble - 2972 entries

Someone was real stupid when placing his commas. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 12
  • Best player score: 12
  • Number of attempts: 10
Satisfy the go linter - 852 entries

You just came up with this briliant go vars package. But dang, you forgot to add comments to the exported variables. Can you add a comment over each variable with a TODO-placeholder?

  • Best score: 20
  • Best player score: 20
  • Number of attempts: 18
Add quotes to ansible playbook - 281 entries

You created an ansible playbook, but forgot to add quotes. Can you fix it?

  • Best score: 8
  • Best player score: 8
  • Number of attempts: 4
A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 ! - 10265 entries

A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 !

  • Best score: 11
  • Best player score: 11
  • Number of attempts: 5
prepend * to every non-blank line - 4411 entries

Prepend an asterisk to every non-blank line in the input file.

  • Best score: 10
  • Best player score: 18
  • Number of attempts: 1
Line under headers - 1623 entries

Put a line under each header, and remove the other markdown formatting.

  • Best score: 24
  • Best player score: 24
  • Number of attempts: 14
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